Nothing to do to save his life

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This could have been better. Bridgeport got no shots to Thomas Greiss on back-to-back power plays in the first period. They took two leads and could have padded both. The tying goal bounced in, unluckily for Mike Morrison and his teammates. This could have been worse. The Sharks put shots wide off turnovers. This could […] [Read More]
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Up, in, out

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As Greg Logan expertly surmised this morning, Tim Jackman is up with the Islanders, with Aaron Johnson out six weeks. Darryl Bootland will miss tomorrow’s game for a family matter, so the Sound Tigers signed Utah’s Scott Burt to a pro tryout. (Seven years in Boise made him an Idaho fan favorite.) The team will […] [Read More]
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Triple play

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When you’re grinding out three games in three days… Get good goaltending, check. Stay out of the box, mostly check. Keep your lines rolling, check. Get contributions from the third and fourth lines… That’s a big check. Kinasewich banks one in to start. Morency scores on a breakaway. That’s not bad. The defense does its […] [Read More]
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“What just happened here,” Vol…. what, 9?

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"What just happened here," Vol…. what, 9?

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Gah, a game like this, where you talk to five people, quote four of them, and regret not getting to at least two more… –Morrison. Hershey lamented not making it tougher for him, but he made a couple of tough saves through screens, held the fort on a scramble or two, and was beaten only […] [Read More]
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Bada Binghamton

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Here’s a brief valedictory from Ben Walter, who’s going back with Kerry Gwydir and Eric Cairns to the Island: “It’s early in the season. We’re not going to get too hard on ourselves. We’re still getting 40 shots a game. If we keep doing that, pucks are going to start going in.” Walter almost had […] [Read More]
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The joke’s too obvious

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The joke's too obvious

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Cuddly mascot Max just shot down the promotional blimp with his T-shirt gun. Nailed the rear fan. They brought it in for a safe landing. The joke must be too obvious, because their version of Zamboni Dave and I both said it within five seconds. [Read More]
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